life through the lens
Lebanon was the first destination on my 9 month Asia overland trip, landing in Beirut in May 1999.
1000 Lebanese Lira, showing the ruins of Baalbek
Part of the reconstructed area of Downtown Beirut
Escape from the hustle & bustle at the American University of Beirut
Terry Waite stayed at the Riviera Hotel, Beirut, before he was kidnapped
Selling bread on the Beirut Corniche
Fishing in the Mediterranean, Beirut
Live music at the Lone Star Cafe, Beirut
The former Green Line, which divided East and West Beirut during the war, and the scene of heavy fighting
Pigeon Rocks, Beirut
The Sea Castle at Sidon
In the souqs of the old quarter, Sidon
Taynal Mosque, Tripoli
Wandering through the old quarter of Tripoli
Old Tripoli dates back to the Mamluk era of 14th/15th century
Selling orange juice, Tripoli
The Biblical cedar trees near Bcharre are the symbol of Lebanon
Sculpture of Christ, Bcharre
View of Bcharre and the Qadisha Gorge, a beautiful area of Lebanon
Deir Qannoubin monastery in the Qadisha Gorge
Inside Deir Mar Elishaa monastery, built around Qadisha Gorge
A Qadisha Gorge monastery
Walking along the bottom of the Qadisha Gorge
The Roman ruins at Baalbek. This is the Temple of Jupiter, dating back to 60 AD.
Temple of Bacchus from 150 AD, Baalbek
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